Dermot Lacey

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Councillors voted to rescind their 2000 decision to bestow the Freedom of the City on Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph: Aung Shine Oo/AP

Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of her Freedom of the City of Dublin award, following an overwhelming vote of Dublin city c(...)

Local property tax: at a  meeting of Dublin City Council on Monday, Owen Keegan recommended a 10 per cent  reduction for householders instead on the maximum 15 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council has voted down a proposal to increase the level of the local property tax for 2018 despite a warning that it will starve the counc(...)

Refuse collectors working in Lucan in Dublin.  Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins.

Dublin City Council has called on the Government not to implement the ban on flat-rate bin charges and to establish a national regulator for the waste(...)

The incinerator at Poolbeg, Ringsend where 11 were hospitalised following an incident at the  incinerator. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Dublin City Council has asked for a full safety audit on the operation of the Poolbeg incinerator after 11 staff were hospitalised last week following(...)

Economist John FitzGerald has said a ‘profound pessimism’ nationally meant Ireland missed an opportunity to deal with the housing crisis at a much earlier date. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin local authorities are holding back the development of housing through their failure to deal with regulatory constraints and restrictions on hei(...)

Ailesbury Road in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Photograph: Fran Veale

Ballsbridge, one of the most affluent parts of the State, with houses and apartments commanding some of the highest rents and sale prices, has among t(...)

Dublin Port says it aims to handle increased shipping, with a particular focus on the south side of the Liffey

Dublin Port Company has denied that its revised masterplan will expedite construction of an eastern bypass across Sandymount Strand. The port also s(...)

What advertising screens in the  D4 location near the US embassy  would look like as part of Dublin Bikes deal.

Plans to erect advertising screens in Dublin 4 to pay for the Dublin Bikes rental scheme will be presented to Dublin city councillors for approval on (...)

The Ballymun flats which were demolished as part of the regeneration project. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin City Council has been left short almost €17 million in rebates from the Department of Housing for money spent on the regeneration of Ballymun. (...)

A file image of members of the Artane Band playing before a GAA match. An attempt by Independent councillor Mannix Flynn to have the Artane School of Music  disbanded has been described as bordering on the ridiculous by a fellow councillor. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

An attempt by Independent councillor Mannix Flynn to have the Artane School of Music disbanded has been described as bordering on the ridiculous by a (...)

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